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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.76
Liaison Trina Innes
Submission Date Oct. 10, 2014
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STARS v1.2

University of Alberta
OP-T2-12: Reusable To-Go Containers

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Lilas Bielopotocky
Supervisor
Augustana Campus Dining Services
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Does campus dining operations provide reusable containers for to-go food that are returned for cleaning and reuse?:
Yes

A brief description of the reusable to-go container program:

AUGUSTANA CAMPUS
At Augustana, students can pay a $20 deposit for a reusable to-go container, which is refunded on its return. The containers are the only method accepted for taking food out of the cafeteria. The in cafeteria dishes are made of glass and are reusable.


The website URL where information about the reusable to-go container program is available:
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NORTH CAMPUS
University Dining Services on North Campus offers a compostable clam-shell container for take away service only by request. In the Lister Centre dining hall, University Dining Services has recently switched to all sustainable reusable bamboo service ware, which has greatly reduced waste and costs of disposable dishes.

Name: Dolores March
Department: Ancillary Services
Position: General Manager, Hospitality Services

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